|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.
2. (v. t.) To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.
3. (v. t.) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
4. (n.) A semi-liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
5. (v. t.) Paste of clay or loam.
6. (n.) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
7. (n.) A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.
8. (v. i.) To slope gently backward.
9. (n.) One who wields a bat; a batsman.
Batter (1 Occurrence)
Jeremiah 5:17 And they shall eat up thy harvest, and thy bread, which thy sons and thy daughters should eat; they shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds; they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig-trees; they shall beat down thy fortified cities, wherein thou trustest, with the sword. (See JPS)